Help about using Linux as authenticator

Jouni Malinen j
Fri Mar 26 23:05:13 PDT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 04:09:15PM +0100, Julien Iguchi-Cartigny wrote:
> More precisely: is it a way to use hostapd in wire environment ?

It should be possible to use hostapd as an Authenticator in wired
environment, but hostapd alone is not enough for most purposes since it
does not implement PAE to filter non-EAPOL data frames on unauthorized
ports (this is a task for kernel code).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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